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GOP governors move to end enhanced unemployment benefitsA growing number of GOP governors have said they will end increased unemployment insurance benefits, citing workforce shortages.
Inside the U.S. effort to place 20,000 migrant children with sponsorsOvercrowding in Border Patrol facilities has been reduced dramatically, but thousands of children continue to be housed in shelters while they wait to be released to family members in the U.S.
Ex-federal IT boss calls Biden cybersecurity order a game changerChristopher Krebs spoke with CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" podcast.
Gayle King explores the extraordinary life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II"The Queen Carries On: A Gayle King Special" looks at Queen Elizabeth II's life through the eyes of people who have grown up with her, been honored by her and reported on her for decades. The CBS News special spans the milestones of her journey from princess to Queen, her public and private challenges, her relationship with Prince Philip, and more.
Lawmakers reach deal on bipartisan January 6 commissionThe chair and ranking member of the House Homeland Security committee reached a deal to create a commission.
Department of Justice expresses concerns over Arizona GOP’s 2020 election auditThe U.S. Justice Department sent a letter to the Arizona Senate president warning about "potential non-compliance with federal laws." CBS News congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave spoke to the Democratic Secretary of State who is receiving death threats for opposing the audit and she says she's worried Arizona won't be the last state to see such an effort.
Elise Stefanik elected to House GOP leadership postNew York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was the frontrunner to replace Congresswoman Liz Cheney as GOP conference chair.
Death row inmate makes final plea to governor to have life sparedA Texas death row inmate scheduled to be executed next week is pleading with Governor Greg Abbott to spare his life. Quintin Jones was convicted of killing his great-aunt in 1999, when he was 20 years old. His advocates say Jones turned his life around in prison, and is remorseful. Omar Villafranca spoke to Jones' aunt. He reports from Dallas.
Eye Opener: CDC says people vaccinated against COVID-19 can go without masksThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can participate in indoor and outdoor activities without wearing masks and social distancing. Also, Israel is now preparing for a possible ground invasion of Gaza as the death toll from rockets and airstrikes continues to rise. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
Urgent 911 calls after major crack found in I-40 bridgeThe 48-year-old span links Arkansas and Tennessee. The inspectors said police had to clear it immediately. Officials say repairs could take months.